Conversations: Parish Weekend 2019

Friday 17 May

7:00 – 8:00pm All Age Praise Celebration
8:00 – 8:30pm Coffee and Cake
8:30 – 9:30pm Reflective worship and prayer ministry

Saturday 18 May

10:00 Worship
10:15 – 11:15am Choice of workshops
11:15 Coffee
11:45 – 1:00pm Choice of workshops

The following workshops will be running:

Intentional conversations
Led by Adam, this is a hands on session helping us grow in confidence and share our faith in natural and attractive ways which connect with where other people are starting from.
Venue: Worship Area

Poetry as conversation with God
Led by Helen, this is a chance to explore how George Herbert uses poetry to dialogue with God, and to write our own poems.
Venue: Lounge

Conversations beyond words
Led by Andrea, this is a time of contemplative prayer. Please note: this workshop is in the Sensory Room and there are only 8 places for each session.
Venue: Sensory Room

Cosmic conversation
Led by Chris, this session looks at some big questions raised by science and explores how the quest for knowledge of the universe is part of our conversation with the creator God.
Venue: JAM room (upstairs)

Conversation through colour, shape and form
This is a session of practical creative prayer using art and Scripture.

10:15 Session – When words fail…
Using the text of Jonah 2:2 to explore how art can help us to talk to God when we are in difficult places

11:45 – God gave the growth
Using 1 Cor 3:6 to explore how God is at the heart of any conversation we have about faith.

Venue: Hall

1:00 Lunch – bring a packed lunch and something small to
share (salad, crisps, cake etc.)

2:00pm onwards Time to rest, play, and learn. Everyone is welcome to all
or any of the following:

2:00 – 4:00pm Prayer walk around the parish
2:00 – 4:30pm Table Tennis and Board Games in the Hall
2:00 – 4:30pm Creative space in the Lounge
Between 2pm and 3pm there will be a handlettering
workshop for those interested in exploring lettering, bring
ancient illumination to the modern era
3:30 – 4:30pm Musicians’ Jam session in the Worship Area~

17:00 Testimony and Ministry Time
6:30pm Barbecue (cooked by the Men of St Justus)
7:30 – 8:30pm Entertainment
9pm Teenagers stay for sleepover

Sunday 19 May

10:00am Morning Worship